If there is not enough room in your garage for that new car or fishing boat you just bought, build a carport. Constructing a carport is easy enough that you can do it in a few days and get your new purchase under cover before the rain comes. Building a carport is easier than building a new garage or adding on to an existing garage because there are no walls.
Plan - Before you can begin to construct your carport, you need to check to make sure that you aren’t breaking any local building codes. Also, make sure that the spot you plan to put the carport doesn’t interfere with any gas or water lines or sewer pipes. Mark out the carport using string and stakes. Once you have plotted out the carport, double check to make sure it is square by measuring your diagonals.